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I don't have any secrets, but since I just purchased a PFS stock, I was wondering if there are any secrets to setting it up and getting the best use out of it.

This includes pros and cons, so feel free to chime in if you have any thing to say about the PFS stock.

Thanks one and all!

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Hauxfan - I hope you enjoy your stock as much as I enjoy mine. There are no secrets to setting it up with the exception of not adjusting the recoil so soft that the plug cones out and the washers spring out.

A great advantage of the Precision Fit Stock is that everything can be adjusted to get the stock to preform exactly right for you. The great disadvantage of the PFS is that everything can be adjusted and get so far out of whack, you have to begin over.

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You will love it Hauxfan. I would probably be into a release trigger now if it were not for the PFS. And as things change over time or the different seasons they are easily adjusted, length, comb,or whatever else you may want. Good luck and enjoy. Bob
 

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The secret to the PFS is to read the instruction book, read it a second time, and then you are ready to dial it in, refering back to the book now and then. The stocks are great. I have two on trap guns and one on a Citori 3 1/2 inch chambered 12 ga. I use to goose hunt.
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Thanks Guys, I'm going to give it a whirl.

One thing I noticed already.

I don't like it when it is set for to soft of a recoil, because it then comes back and hits my finger behind the trigger guard. I don't care for that.

So I have it set up to not recoil as much, but I like it that way.

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N.J.Bob,

"Stocker John" Fitenger, Portland, OR. (503-668-1938) made two outstanding wood grips for my PFS units. No one else in the country would attempt the task for the DT 10. He is a geat guy and I recommend him highly.

JON
 
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N.J. BOB,

You might want to give Pat McCarthy a call. He made wood grips and cheek pieces for the PFS for years. I'm sorry that I don't have his #. I believe that there will be someone that knows it.

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Haux,

Be patient, take it to the patterning board and bring lots of shells with you ... Set up the POI and then go and break some clay ... Each adjustment on them is a subjective adjustment, what works for me may not work for you and so on ... "Enjoy" ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
 

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Do yourself one service. After you get it set to shoot where you desire, leave the adjustments alone & shoot it for a bit. I have watched people make adjustments after every three or four shots and end up so screwed up they have to go back to square one. Get it right & you'll really enjoy shooting with it.

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make sure to take measurements fromt he original stock as per the manual. then put the pfs on and reset to the same dimensions that you originally had. motordoc
 

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Just in case you want to get it painted check out the URL site above. He's painted both of mine and has done many since jumping into this project. He's actually an airbrush artist.

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Hauxfan, after you get the recoil tension set where you like it, make sure you install the locking screw ontop of the tension screw. This will assure that your stock won't do what Pat mentioned. If you have any questions or need any advice, please feel free to email me at [email protected] Kim Bateman
 

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Thanks, Augie. That paint job looks real nice.

Zinger, I've already put that locking nut in.

The only thing I had against this stock, was setting the length. It really needed someone to take a set of chaser and redo the threads, or a tap and redo the inside threads. The only way I could adjust it was to use a pair of pliers, as it was impossible to move with your fingers.

The pliers left a mark, but no biggie, since it's bought and paid for. I just thought the threads could have been done a lot better. Especially since I'm an old retired machinist.

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Sure did, BigBore.........I had it real loose.

I've got it set now, so it should be okay.

I used to run Acme-Gridley automatic screw machines. They would tell us that they were all the same. Well, I'm here to tell you that identical machines will run differently.

Good to hear that the 5 PFS Stocks you got were perfect. Mine wasn't. What can I say?

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Hauxfan, to change the LOP, you first loosen the clamp block around the bottom tube. I like to work on carpet so I stand the gun on it's barrel, press down on the buttpad to take the tension off the threads and then turn the tube. I've never had to use pliers to grip the tube and highly recommend against doing it. If your unit is brand new from Vern, you should've given him a call if you were having troubles. When Vern builds the stocks, he has to thread it together so if it wasn't machined properly, he'd have noticed it right away. Try taking the tension off next time and see if it's not easier.
 

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Zinger, I can and do read directions and I also follow directions, and that is exactly how I did it.

I have it set now and I am satisfied with it.

Perhaps when and if I run into Vern we will talk about it, but right now, I'm going to shoot it.

It isn't as if I couldn't adjust it.

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